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Danforth Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name, perhaps from Darnford in Suffolk, Great Durnford in Wiltshire, or Dernford Farm in Sawston, Cambridgeshire, all named from Old English dierne ‘hidden’ + ford ‘ford’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Danforth Family Origin

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Danforth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danforth. A less common occupation for the Danforth family was Carpenter. The most common Danforth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Danforth's were Farmers.

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Danforth Life Expectancy

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